There’s a church in Rome that is one of the evidences that some pages of art history books should be rewritten. Near the Pantheon, the architectural decoration of the chiesa di Santa Maria Maddalena arose in fact as the early and original contribution from Rome to Rococo art, showing how its authentic Roman soul connected with its international one.
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Behind the popular piazza Navona, there’s a hidden place in Rome where the smell of the past still reigns and the noisy strides of history become gentle and slow. One of the most ancient public libraries in the whole Europe and the earliest to publicly open in Rome at the beginning of the 17th century, the Biblioteca Angelica still survives today and it’s one of the most renowned institutions conserving almost intact its huge bequest of its historic collections.